UFC 126: Silva vs. Belfort takes place this February 5, 2011 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Reigning UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva will attempt to break his own record of most consecutive UFC title defenses by taking on fellow Brazilian Vitor “The Phenom” Belfort in the main event.
In addition to the title bout, the card will include a pivotal light-heavyweight showdown between undefeated prospects Ryan Bader and Jon Jones. Forrest Griffin also returns to the cage to battle fellow light-heavyweight veteran Rich Franklin.
With just days until the big event, Sportsbetting.com has Silva pegged as a -240 favorite to Belfort, who is at +190. Meanwhile, Rich Franklin and Jon Jones are favored in their respective fights.
Here are the current odds for the featured bouts of the event:
UFC Middleweight Championship
Anderson Silva -240 vs. Vitor Belfort +190
Forrest Griffin +140 vs. Rich Franklin -170
Ryan Bader +250 vs. Jon Jones -350
Antonio Banuelos +300 Miguel Torres -400
Carlos Eduardo Rocha +250 vs. Jake Ellenberger -350
Demetrious Johnson +110 Norifumi “Kid” Yamamoto -140